New River Water Trail, Giles County, Va
Jan 28 2024

24 Hours in Giles County, VA for Couples

24 Hours in Giles County, VA for Couples   February means a lot of attention on couple-y activities & adventures with your love. Read on for a quick 24-hour trip to Giles with the ones you love… romance, water, wine, and food included! Happy Valentine's Day.   Arrive in the evening   Getting to Giles County, Virginia is part of the fun! We are easily located on...

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Giles Trail Club Forming

Thank you for your interest in the newly forming Giles Trail Club. The purpose of this form is to collect contact information & preferred first meeting format from interested persons. CLICK HERE to complete interest form   While the Club will identify and clarify their objectives & projects, below is a sampling of potential activities the club will undertake. The Club will perform...

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Jan 04 2024

Parking Lot Improvements Completed at Pearis Cemetery along AT in Giles

Parking Lot Improvements Completed at Pearis Cemetery Hikers and history buffs alike have something new to celebrate in Giles County! The parking area on Route 100 for the Appalachian Trail and the historic Pearis Cemetery recently got a makeover. Deep potholes and muddy areas have been filled in with rock and topped with gravel, restoring this parking lot to its former...

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Sep 25 2023

Oct 7-8 | Paw Paw Festival at JBR

Oct 7-8 | Paw Paw Festival at JBR Oct 7th Noon-5pm & Oct 8th 1-5pm at JBR Vineyards Additional information on their flyer posted here: https://www.wnrvbluegrassradio.com/jbr-vineyards-2023-paw-paw-festival/  Celebrate all things Paw Paw while sipping delicious wine and listening to amazing live music! Come for music, paw paw products, wine tasting, a visit to the paw paw patch, & paw paws! No entry fee. From JBR: "Come to...

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Aug 22 2023

Aug 26 | ReNew The New 22nd Annual Fall into the New

ReNew the New’s 22nd Annual Fall River Cleanup ReNew The New’s FALL INTO THE NEW, end-of-summer river cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, August 26th. Volunteers and participants will gather by 8:30 AM at Glen Lyn Park, on Campground Drive in Glen Lyn, VA, along Route 460. Giles County’s ReNew the New is excited about working with the New River Conservancy this...

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Aug 11 2023

Sept 30 | Tour de Wolf Creek Cycling Event

Sept 30 | Tour de Wolf Creek Cycling Event   An awesome Autumn Adventure! From Narrows, VA to East River Mountain near Bluefield, WV, and sponsored by the Pearisburg Lions Club. All are welcome on Saturday, September 30, 2023. Ride as much or as little of the 53-mile course as you wish. Enjoy the fall scenery along a challenging route. Water and fruit...

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Jul 21 2023

Take it Easy & Enjoy Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Take it Easy & Enjoy Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All attractions and locations listed in this post are well suited for a low-impact, high enjoyment trip to Giles.   You work hard, you do good things, you deserve to rest and relax in Virginia’s Mountain Playground. Read on for a perfectly packaged trip to Giles County, Virginia. Day 1:   Traveling through Giles on your arrival, you...

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Jul 21 2023

Adventuresome Fun in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Adventuresome Fun in Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All of the locations and attractions mentioned here are perfect escapes for couples and small groups to explore while visiting Giles County, VA.   Waking up to amazing sunrises over the New River, sipping wine, canoeing along with breathtaking scenery, and fine dining- the perfect multi-day trip for you and your special someone. Read on to discover...

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Pearisburg Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEARISBURG DAY TRIP   Morning- Enjoy breakfast at Sugar + Flour.  They are located on South Main Street in Pearisburg, the county seat and as such there are many things to do and enjoy in this community.   For the rest of your morning delight in shopping and strolling the historic downtown. Pearis Mercantile is a premier gift shop in the region. Located...

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